summertime

Homemade Ice Cream in a Bag

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I am over these hot, muggy and humid summer days! Here in “sunny” Florida we have been getting those infamous 3 p.m. thunderstorms that make the weather even more unbearable in the late afternoons. Although I’m inside during the week, I like to keep active and be outdoors on the weekends so I need something to cool me off. I wanted to make a sweet treat without too much effort that my son could help me make. This is when I remembered making homemade ice cream in the summer with my aunt. If you relate to my picnic blog, you’ll […]

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Minty Mango Coconut Smoothie

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Summer is almost here and that means it’s time to get in a tropical, warm weather mood! This smoothie does the trick with it’s delicious and nutritious ingredients. The mango is loaded with fiber to help keep your digestive system in tip-top shape. It is also a very energizing fruit, helping you stay active during the summer months. I like to add some kiwifruit to the smoothie for an added boost of vitamin C, perfect for keeping your skin clear and healthy while you play in the sun. I have also added some delicious Kelapo Coconut Oil to the mix […]

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How to Have a Safe Picnic

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Now that we’ve celebrated the first day of summer and the Fourth of July is right around the corner, I am excited about spending more time outdoors. One of my all-time favorite activities is having a picnic. There is something about taking a blanket to the park and packing our own lunch that seems so relaxing and family-oriented. We also take our picnics to the beach and save on some of the costly foods served there. No matter where you decide to picnic, you’ll want to ensure you follow a few guidelines to avoid any food mishandling or possible illness. […]

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